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is 4:30 a.m., monday, march 7. here's what we're following for you. police are looking for the gunman who shot and wounded a restaurant worker in north philadelphia. we are remembering the life of former first lady nancy reagan who passed away over the weekend. let's take a look out over center city. it's a cool start to the day, but quite a spring fling is on the way. karen rogers joins us and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: i know you've heard about the 70s, wear your winter coat this morning.
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that's not happening just yet. 24 in martins creek. 29 in quakertown. 33 in quakertown. 26 in coatsville. 31 in chester. 34 degrees in center city some of the suburbs in new jersey, similar numbers we're looking at 30 in hammonton, 25 in vineland, 31 in cinnaminson. 33 in dover, delaware. cold start. windchills are a factor making it feel colder than that. satellite and radar showing nothing more than a cloud or two in sight. we'll see sunshine and flow out of the southwest that will help us out. temperatures in the 40s yesterday, today 60 degrees under mostly sunny skies, warmer, warmer still tomorrow, warmer still the next day. i think you'll like the seven day, no complaints matt pellman. >> reporter: i like turning a corner, good morning, happy monday, karen. good morning everybody, we're in
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east falls along the boulevard extension, it's nice and quiet, heading toward the schuylkill expressway. as you get on the schuylkill expressway from the southbound of the boulevard watch out there's a broken down vehicle on the ramp from the southbound boulevard westbound schuylkill police are out there to alert you to it, it's off to the side, but it comes upon you quickly as you round the corner. as you get on the schuylkill westbound the overhead lights are out, it's a darker than normal ride. on 76, everything is open on the vine, although the overnight closures of the vine resume later this week. we'll be talking about that as the morning progresses. this is the scene along i-95, dry and quiet so far heading toward the work zone at cottman avenue. no construction on the northeast extension of the pennsylvania turnpike, speeds in the 60s passing lansdale southbound. east/west turnpike is good as we
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kick things off on monday morning. developing this morning, a driver smashed into the home in the city's gray ferry neighborhood and took off. it happened around midnight. witnesses say the car was speeding down the street and struck a car and pushed it into the front porch. the driver fled. the couple in the home was not hurt. city inspectors are taking a look at the damage to the home. a fast food worker in north philadelphia was shot and wounded on the job. the search is on for the person who pulled the trigger. the scene is church's chicken 3600 block of north broad street. annie mccormick is live in nearby fern rock where detectives are working to catch the gunman, annie. >> reporter: and matt, that's right, that fast-food worker was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. we learned that he did have surgery overnight. police believe that it was a customer who was upset with the employee because he was cleaning
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up tables around him while the customer ate. why me. >> reporter: witness keith parker described the cries for help of the shooting victim after a customer opened fire at church's chicken on sunday night. the shooter got 'annoyed at the employee cleaning tables near him while he ate. the shooter pumped several bullets into the chest of the second worker. bam bam bam, the person he wanted to shoot, he didn't shoot, he tried his brother. he tried to keep his brother from getting involved, and keeping the incident from escalating. >> reporter: and police do have surveillance video. we're hoping to see that later this morning. they did tell us though, it appears the customer, the suspected shooter did take a septa bus to the restaurant. now, sources say that the
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suspect was a well dressed man wearing a if a door are a, if you have -- fadora, if you have information contact police. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." it is of course, an iconic image nancy reagan kissing the coffin of ronald reagan. nancy reagan died yesterday of congestive heart failure, she was 94. nancy davis got into the movies back in 1949. a year later she met ronald reagan for the first time, she appeared in the movie together. most americans know them from the time they spent together in the white house. she guided her husband through alzheimers disease. people in our area say she was
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forever loyal. she was influential and part of his administration wholeheartedly. she ruled the roost. we'll have more on nancy reagan's legacy in the next half-hour. hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off in a debate in flint, michigan. voters in that state cast their ballots tomorrow in the next big delegate grab. >> reporter: in the birth place of gm hillary clinton drew a clear distinction between the two democrats. i voted to save the auto industry, he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry. if you're talking about the wall street bailout where some of your friends destroyed this economy, excuse me, i'm talking. >> reporter: clinton holds a 17 point lead in michigan, where shining cities of steel have turned to rust and the water of
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flint has been poisoned with lead. for his role in the crisis both sanders called for the resignation of the republican governor. his dereliction of duty was irresponsible he should resign. compare the substance of this debate with what you saw on the republican stage. >> reporter: we are if elected president going to invest a lot of money in the mental health. if you watch the republican debates you know why. >> reporter: they disagreed on the effects of the first clinton presidency. i was on a picket line in the early 1990s. at the end of the 1990s after two terms of my husband's presidency, the unemployment rate in michigan was 4.4%. let's talk about 23 million new jobs, incomes went up for everybody. >> reporter: michigan is the prize tomorrow with 147
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democratic delegates at stake, that's manies the last four states combined. abc news washington. marco rubio scored a sorely needed win in the puerto rican primary. rubio has the sight set for his home state of florida. the gop michigan primary is tomorrow. "good morning america" will have team coverage of the debate and the passing of nancy reagan. barbara walters will offer more on the personal side of the former first lady. septa wants your thoughts on the king of prussia rail. a public takes place at 6:00 p.m. at the raddison hotel in valley forge. another meeting is scheduled at the norristown municipal
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building. an open house will be held at four on both days. if approved the new line will get you to king of prussia mall and the valley forge casino and other businesses. a mediation session is planned to avoid a strike by new jersey rail workers. they could walk off the job midnight sunday. buses light rail and patco would cross honor new jersey rail tickets. still to come on "action news," a political showdown during a bloody battle during the civil war. find out why you better not lose your voice if you want to use a new tech company's gadget. >> reporter: we have 70s this week, details coming up. > welcome back we've got
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breaking news from southwest philadelphia. officers from several agencies are searching for suspects after a police chase came to an end at 84th and linburgh boulevard. the systems took off into a wooded area. the chase started at 3:00 a.m. in delaware county. k-9 units were brought into the area to find the suspects, so far they have not had any luck. karen rogers joins us, looks like we'll need different wardrobes between this morning and this evening. >> reporter: i always have a talk about the weather, i know we're talking 70s, wear your coat tomorrow. this morning it's cold out there. storm tracker 6 live double scan, at least we're dry. we're off to a good start. let's go outside because the action cam is up bright and early. we're live in haddonfield, new jersey. i think that's jay west you're peering through nearby, perhaps. we're looking at a temperature of 34 degrees.
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the dewpoint is 28. the pressure is falling. the wind are out of the south/southwest that's key. it's the south/southwesterly flow that will pump up the warmer air. the windchill in the city is 29 degrees. let's look right now at the temperatures through the region. it's below freezing in the poconos. 31. 25 this morning in allentown. 34 in the city. 23 degrees in millville, new jersey. we are off to a cold start, that milder temperature has not come in just yet. talked about a windchill of 29 in philadelphia. a windchill of 32 in wilmington. 25 in allentown. 30 in trenton. windchills are a factor in spots. it feels cold out there this morning, however it will turn nice and sunny this afternoon. a high of 60 degrees which is great for this time of year. we're talking above average. it's breezy. not the 70s we're talking about for later in the week.
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tomorrow high pressure sinks to the southwest of us, we get up to 70 degrees for the high, which is nice and warm. after that we'll be chasing some records, so not too bad. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today it's turning milder. we have a cold start to the, but we have a nice afternoon finish, a high of 60 degrees. temperatures a good ten degrees above average. it will feel like spring tomorrow. overnight low, 46 degrees, we're not talking temperatures in the 20s and 30s like this morning. tomorrow a spring fling. temperatures near 70 degrees. not everybody hits that. but still a beautiful day, clouds and sunshine. wednesday this is the day of the core warmth we're talking record temperatures, 76 is the high, which would tie the record set in 2006. on thursday it's staying warm, we introduced a chance after shower, 20% chance of a shower. if you're out and about on thursday, watch for a chance of
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a shower. 76 degrees. friday, partly sunny skies, 63. closer to reality, but nice and mild for this time of year. saturday night, turn your clocks ahead, warm, 64 and sunday, 66 degrees. don't forget when we're not on tv we're online, go to to get all the latest and the chance in the forecast. this is that kind of year, march is a transition month, you tune in, you get a different season everyday. jury deliberations begin in the erin andrews case. andrews filed a 75 million-dollar lawsuit against marriott international because a man secretly recorded naked videos of her at a hotel in nashville in 2008 and posted them online.
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the lawsuit named several other dferlts including the convicted -- defendants, including the acquitted stalker. confederate veterans were protesting. i've seen the confederate flag flown every single day. i have to tell my students this is part of the reality of gettysburg. in the end it was a soldiers flag that was used on the battlefield. both sides were allowed to be on the premises expressing their views. they reach had permits from getties burger national park. thieves bust into a business out west, you'll see how they got inside and what they took off with. nasa's hubble telescope made a distant discovery, more
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time to get into center city for another week of work. construction crews along the vine street expressway are resting up because they will be
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busy this weekend, wednesday night and thursday night they are closing down the vine street expressway once again, yes the overnight closures returning this week along the vine. they are not out there this morning. everything is open and available to you, the road is dry. we're off to a good start on the vine, i-95 as well as the schuylkill. if you get on the schuylkill expressway from the boulevard southbound watch out there's a broken down vehicle on the ramp from 1 southbound to 76. it's off to the side it comes upon you quickly because it's so dark out there this morning. burlington bristol bridge, starting tonight and the overnight this week they will be working one lane of alter -- alternating traffic getting by. garden state parkway in summer points there's a vehicle crash, all lanes are open, watch for the emergency crews out there in atlantic county. astronomers used the hublg
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space telescope to -- hubble space telescope is to spot a galaxy 13.4 million years ago. the light took so long to travel it shifted to the end of the color spectrum dark red. the galaxy is so hot it's shining bright blue. time for business, usually when you hear about ransom ware attacks it's where microsoft commuters that are attacked. a new attack went after apple users. they are taking steps to try to stop future attacks. the major stock indices, the dow was up 62 points. futures seem to be pointing down to get your monday morning started. google has introduced a mobile payment app called hands
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free let's you pay from your phone using your voice. you don't have to reach for the device. it's being tested in restaurants in san francisco. it used bluetooth and wi-fi and in-store cameras. it's uses selfie. peyton manning retires from the nfl today. it was a fairy tale ending four seasons after neck surgery put his career in doubt. he spent 18 seasons in the nfl winning two super bowls and 5 m.v.p. awards. else the only quarterback with 200 career wins and 500 touch downs. pennsylvania governor set wages for thousands of people across the state who will be earning more per hour. a pastor was shot hours
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after leading a prayer before a rally for a presidential candidate. > police in northern cavalry
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leased surveillance video hoping to catch the suspect in a gun store burglary. the thieves rammed their car into the store in petaluma on saturday. four suspects walked in and stole a number of firearms and made their getaway. a winter storm reached the northern part of california
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expecting to dump 4 feet of snow in the sierra, nevada. thousands of people lost power after powerful winds toppled trees and power lines. a are 51-year-old woman died after being trapped as a passenger in a car caught up in floodwaters in sacramento. the driver was arrested for driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter. a pastor at a church was shot in the parking lot. church members say tim remington was shot several times as he was leaving in his car following services. he delivered the invocation for ted cruz during his rally on saturday, authorities are not sure if that's connected to the shooting. former president jimmy jimy carter is making strides in his
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5:00 a.m., monday, march 7. developing overnight city inspectors are taking a look at the damage to the home from a hit-and-run driver. funeral services are being planned for nancy reagan who passed away over the weekend. democratic candidates find common ground in michigan. let's go over to karen rogers and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: it's cold out there, we're anticipating a big warmup this weekend but it hadn't happened yet. 23 in manners creek. 32 in warrington. 28 in coatsville. 34 in center city. in the suburbs in new jersey, 24 in vineland. 31 in cinnaminson, 27 in browns mills, 34 in dover, delaware. we have a nice afternoon ahead. we have to get through the morning hours. it's a cold


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